Archaeology

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  1. The Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Practices

    The Social and Cultural Contexts of Historic Writing Practices [Hardback]

    Philip J. Boyes (Editor); Philippa M. Steele (Editor); Natalia Elvira Astoreca (Editor)

    £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254785
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 2
    Writing is not just a set of systems for transcribing language and communicating meaning, but an important element of human practice, deeply embedded in the cultures where it is present and fundamentally interconnected with all other aspects of hu... .... Learn More
  2. The Wrecks of HM Frigates Assurance (1753) & Pomone (1811)

    The Wrecks of HM Frigates Assurance (1753) & Pomone (1811): Including the fascinating naval career of Rear-Admiral Sir Robert Barrie, KCB, KCH (1774-1841) [Hardback]

    John Bingeman (Author); Paul Simpson (Author); David Tomalin (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789256376
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    With the thought of treasure, Isle of Wight islander, Derek Williams researched ancient local wreck records. Top of his extensive wreck list was the 40-gun frigate Assurance lost in 1753 while returning from Jamaica with Governor Trelawny on board... .... Learn More
  3. Script and Society

    Script and Society: The Social Context of Writing Practices in Late Bronze Age Ugarit [Hardback]

    Philip J. Boyes (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255836
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Contexts of and Relations Between Early Writing Systems
    Volume: 3
    By the 13th century BC, the Syrian city of Ugarit hosted an extremely diverse range of writing practices. As well as two main scripts – alphabetic and logographic cuneiform - the site has also produced inscriptions in a wide range of scripts and l... .... Learn More
  4. Far from Equilibrium: An Archaeology of Energy, Life and Humanity

    Far from Equilibrium: An Archaeology of Energy, Life and Humanity: A Response to the Archaeology of John C. Barrett [Hardback]

    Michael J. Boyd (Editor); Roger C.P. Doonan (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789256031
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Archaeology is in crisis. Spatial turns, material turns and the ontological turn have directed the discipline away from its hard-won battle to ­ find humanity in the past. Meanwhile, popularised science, camouflaged as archaeolo... .... Learn More
  5. Karia and the Dodekanese

    Karia and the Dodekanese: Cultural Interrelations in the Southeast Aegean I Late Classical to Early Hellenistic [Hardback]

    Birte Poulsen (Editor); Poul Pedersen (Editor); John Lund (Editor)

    £48.00

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    ISBN: 9781789255102
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The papers in Karia and the Dodekanese, Vol. I, focus on regional developments and interregional relations in western Asia Minor and the Dodekanese during the Late Classical and Early Hellenistic period. Throughout antiquity, this region ... .... Learn More
  6. Script and Society

    Script and Society: The Social Context of Writing Practices in Late Bronze Age Ugarit [eBook (PDF)]

    Philip J. Boyes(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255867
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: CREWS
    Volume: 3
    By the 13th century BC, the Syrian city of Ugarit hosted an extremely diverse range of writing practices. As well as two main scripts – alphabetic and logographic cuneiform - the site has also produced inscriptions in a wide range of scripts... .... Learn More
  7. Resistance at the Edge of Empires

    Resistance at the Edge of Empires: The Archaeology and History of the Bannu Basin from 1000 BC to AD 1200 [Hardback]

    Cameron A. Petrie (Author)

    £60.00

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    ISBN: 9781785703034
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Bannu Archaeological Project
    Volume: 3
    From 1985 to 2001, the collaborative research initiative known as the Bannu Archaeological Project conducted archaeological explorations and excavations in the Bannu region, in what was then the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) of Pakistan, now... .... Learn More
  8. "And So the Tomb Remained"

    "And So the Tomb Remained": Exploring Archaeology and Forensic Science within Connecticut's Historical Family Mausolea [Paperback]

    Nick Bellantoni (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789255027
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 16
    Stone and brick tombs were repositories for the physical remains of many of Connecticut’s wealthiest and influential families. The desire was to be interred within burial vaults rather than have their wooden coffins laid into the earth in direct ... .... Learn More
  9. Affective Relations and Personal Bonds in Hellenistic Antiquity

    Affective Relations and Personal Bonds in Hellenistic Antiquity: Studies in honor of Elizabeth D. Carney [Hardback]

    Monica D'Agostini (Editor); Edward M. Anson (Editor); Frances Pownall (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781789254983
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The intense bonds among the king and his family, friends, lovers, and entourage are the most enticing and intriguing aspects of Alexander the Great’s life. The affective ties of the protagonists of Alexander’s Empire nurtured the interest of the a... .... Learn More
  10. Current Approaches to Tells in the Prehistoric Old World

    Current Approaches to Tells in the Prehistoric Old World [Paperback]

    Antonio Blanco-González (Editor); Tobias L. Kienlin (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254860
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    Deeply stratified settlements are a distinctive site type featuring prominently in diverse later prehistoric landscapes of the Old World. Their massive materiality has attracted the curiosity of lay people and archaeologists alike. Nowadays a... .... Learn More

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